“The head of the LPR” Igor Plotnitsky: “The situation in Debaltsevo direction has not stabilized yet. However, it is already clear that the next attempt of blitzkrieg has failed… After the establishment of lasting truce, we are going to calculate the damage caused by illegal and unconstitutional actions of the military detachments controlled by Poroshenko and to present the corresponding claim to Kiev”.
Media: “The last in 2016 humanitarian convoy of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, the 59th of its kind, delivered today 250 tons of humanitarian aid - more than 140 tons of baby food, 72 tons of drugs and about 10 tons of children gifts in the DPR. There also arrived 20 targeted cargos as a part of 20 white trucks”.
Media: The Ukrainian side returned back three prisoners of war to the DPR. This was reported by the commissioner for human rights in the DPR Daria Morozova. “Not so long ago three people previously held by the Ukrainian side were brought in the buffer zone. In light clothing and without documents. But nevertheless they were brought. And the guys are now free”, - the ombudsman said”.
Media: “The courts of the Donetsk People's Republic have examined more than 5.5 thousand cases and materials inherited from the Ukrainian authorities since the beginning of the year. This was reported by the chairman of the Supreme Court of the DPR Eduard Jakubowsky. “The courts of the DPR have considered 5 thousand 601 cases and materials in 2016. There are 144 criminal cases and materials, 5 447 civil cases and materials, 10 cases on administrative offenses among them”, - the chairman of the Supreme Court said. He added that 1549 cases and materials remain unconsidered”.
Media: “The Prosecutor General of the LPR has attracted almost 1,2 thousand officials to administrative responsibility in the current year. This was reported by the Prosecutor General of the LPR Zaur Ismailov. He noted that 974 criminal cases, 73% of which are related to malfeasances, were initiated in 2016”.
Media: “Targeted humanitarian aid in the form of food products was received by 354 thousand 141 resident of the LPR in 2016”.
“The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the LPR” Sergey Kozlov: “443,9 thousand pensioners are registered in the bodies of the Pension Fund of the LPR as for December 1, 2016. Last December their number was 425,8 thousand, i.e. the number of pensioners has increased by 4%”.
Media: “The average cost of a New Year’s corporate party in cafes and restaurants of Lugansk has decreased in comparison with 2015. Thus 2016 New Year’s corporate party was costed 16.36 USD on the average for the resident of Lugansk, and the average cost for this New Year is 11.46 USD”.